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May 10, 2016 10:41 pm

Anderson Silva to have gallbladder removed Wednesday

Unfortunate news broke Tuesday evening that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva had been forced out of his UFC 198 Pay-Per View fight with Uriah Hall due to an issue with his gallbladder. An update emerged late Tuesday night that Silva would need to undergo a Cholecystectomy, also known as a gallbladder removal....

May 10, 2016 10:33 pm

VIDEO | Here’s what you should never ask Uriah Hall

Tuesday evening news surfaced that former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva had been forced to withdraw from his UFC 198 fight with Uriah Hall with less than a week to go to fight night. Silva was experiencing issues with his gallbladder, with the possibility of his gallbladder being removed. During a Periscope session,...

May 10, 2016 9:57 pm

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre training

In Toronto training with my friend Jorge @82Spaniard!https://t.co/kKIqftx9R9 — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) May 10, 2016 With UFC 200 rapidly approaching, there has been increasing speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return to the Octagon. St-Pierre hasn’t been in action since his controversial split decision win over Johny Hendricks...

May 10, 2016 9:30 pm

Tim Kennedy looking to step in & fight Uriah Hall

Tuesday evening, news broke that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was out of his UFC 198 Pay-Per View scrap against Uriah Hall with a condition that could see ‘The Spider’ have his gallbladder removed. With less than a week to go until fight night, Tim Kennedy, who has been out of the Octagon since...


May 10, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | Pop star singer Demi Lovato shows off her ground and pound skills

I hate the word victim. I never have been and I never will be. A video posted by Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) on May 6, 2016 at 10:44am PDT Pop star singer Demi Lovato is a big fan of MMA and has been a big supporter of former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. It looks...

May 10, 2016 11:13 am

VIDEO | Comedian Gabriel Iglesias predicted Nate Diaz would beat Conor McGregor

Back in March, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor had their highly anticipated welterweight scrap in the main event oF UFC 196. Ultimately, Diaz rocked and then submitted McGregor in the 2nd round of their fight. The event shattered UFC records, and set the stage for a rematch at UFC 200 on July 9th. While many...

May 10, 2016 10:54 am

Carlos Condit is a white belt?

It is really hard to believe that Carlos Condit is a white belt, according to traditional Brazilian jiu-jitsu technical skills in the gi. With 13 submissions on his record, “The Natural Born Killer” has never trained in the gi, until now. Condit posted a statement on his Facebook page addressing his journey into the world...

May 10, 2016 10:52 am

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being controversial, Melendez tested positive for testosterone metabolites. Now, nearly a year later, Melendez’ suspension is up, and he’s gearing up for his UFC on FOX 20 scrap against Edson Barboza on July...

May 10, 2016 10:13 am

Ben Rothwell opens up on “stupid” fight against Junior dos Santos

Last month Ben Rothwell looked to extend his 4-fight win streak and secure a title shot by defeating former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in a main event fight. Unfortunately for Rothwell, he lost via decision, dropping down to #6 on the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. During a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, Rothwell discussed...

May 10, 2016 8:25 am

Gunnar Nelson’s bold prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

While Conor McGregor has been pulled from his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz on July 9th, a rematch with Diaz doesn’t appear to be far from the mind of Team McGregor. In the wake of Gunnar Nelson’s submission victory over Albert Tumenov this past weekend in Rotterdam, Nelson spoke to FOX Sports to make...

May 10, 2016 8:18 am

Bigfoot Silva blasts critics following TKO loss

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva was TKOd in just 16 seconds by Stefan Struve. The loss to Struve made it 2 straight for Bigfoot, who is just 1-4 in his last 5 fights. Following the loss, Bigfoot took to social media to blast his critics in Portuguese. MMAFighting...

May 10, 2016 8:08 am

Conor McGregor makes public appearance accompanied by bodyguards

It wasn’t too long ago that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor found himself threatened on social media by a man wielding an AK-47. The threat was serious enough that the FBI began investigating into the incident. During a recent appearance at an event alongside his girlfriend, Dee Devlin, McGregor was accompanied by two bodyguards according...

May 10, 2016 2:19 am

PHOTO | TJ Dillashaw training with Georges St-Pierre at Tristar

Former Team Alpha Male all star TJ Dillashaw has been in Canada getting some training in with Georges St-Pierre and Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi. After a great training at @tristargym today with @TJDillashaw and @Firas_Zahabi! pic.twitter.com/S1jMDe68eL — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) May 9, 2016 According to Ariel Helwani, he was told that Dillashaw is training...

May 9, 2016 2:08 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather doesn’t rule out MMA fight with Conor McGregor

Retired boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. is surely keeping people guessing on his future. Rumors have been buzzing on Mayweather coming out of retirement to fight once again. Floyd recently acknowledged that a fight with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is something that he could possibly make happen in his future. Being that Mayweather is...

May 9, 2016 1:30 pm

Jon Jones says he is busy ‘chasing GOAT status’

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will look to once again become the undisputed champion when he faces reigning champion Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200. Jones posted a message on his Instagram account letting everyone around him know that he will be busy getting ready for his fight on...

May 9, 2016 1:17 pm

Miesha Tate explains why Holly Holm’s manager is ‘an idiot’

Miesha Tate is a big fan of Holly Holm’s polite character and they have been friendly to one another even after Tate put Holm to sleep with a rear-naked choke at UFC 196. However, Tate revealed on Joe Rogan’s podcast last week that she has a problem with Tate’s manager Lenny Fresquez. “She’s so nice....

May 9, 2016 11:32 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan gives his honest take on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan gave his take on the rumored boxing match between retired world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Rogan says that in an MMA match, McGregor would annihilate Mayweather. But, in a boxing match, it would be the other way around. “If Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather...

May 9, 2016 10:33 am

VIDEO | Roy Jones Jr. talks McGregor vs. Mayweather and boxing the Diaz brothers

Former boxing world champion Roy Jones Jr. thinks that the competition in a boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor is laughable. Jones Jr. says that there is no way that the UFC featherweight champion would have any chance in a boxing match with the retired, undefeated boxing champ. Jones Jr. also talks...

May 9, 2016 2:25 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather talks about fight with Conor McGregor

While UFC President Dana White says that a boxing match between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and retired boxing star Floyd Mayweather Jr. is not happening, McGregor and Mayweather keep fueling the hype. Mayweather Jr. commented on the dream fight that would match MMA’s biggest star vs. boxing’s biggest star. Do you think we will...

May 9, 2016 2:14 am

VIDEO | Tonya Evinger wins championship fight, throws up, kisses announcer

Tonya Evinger with that yuck-mouth, "I just threw up" kiss to seal the night.#InvictaFC17 #AndStill pic.twitter.com/aniQNsOn5b — Lee Michaels (Liam) (@HowardK_Plop) May 8, 2016 Fighters are starting to realize that promoting and marketing themselves beyond just their fights is a key to success. Reigning Invicta bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger took it to a whole new...

May 9, 2016 1:36 am

VIDEO | Gunnar Nelson reveals why he does not wrap his hands when fighting

Gunnar Nelson got back to his winning ways at UFC Fight Night 87, which took place in Rotterdam over the weekend. Nelson beat Albert Tumenov by submission in the second round of their fight and talked about his preference for not wrapping his hands when he fights at the post-fight press conference. Nelson mentions that...

May 7, 2016 12:20 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva mocking Uriah Hall

With less than two weeks to go until UFC 198, where Anderson Silva will fight Uriah Hall, Silva has taken it upon himself to mock his opponent. Hall released a video of himself hitting the speed bag and flexing, which prompted Silva to respond with a video of his own. Check it out above.

May 7, 2016 9:59 am

Tim Kennedy gains support from unlikely celebrity in fight against ISIS

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is a certified badass. In addition to being one of the UFC’s top ranked middleweights, Kennedy is a is U.S. Army Special Forces member who has received the Army’s Bronze Star Medal with ‘V device’ for his valor shown while under enemy fire. Kennedy, who has yet to return to the...

May 7, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo and Michelle Tavares grappling

With UFC 200 rapidly approaching on July 9th, training camps are in full swing for the event. On the Pay-Per View portion of the card, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will be competing for the interim featherweight championship, with the winner facing Conor McGregor for the undisputed featherweight championship at a later date. The pair...

May 7, 2016 9:03 am

VIDEO | Roy Jones Jr. weighs in on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

Even though Conor McGregor won’t be fighting at UFC 200, and has no target date to return to the Octagon given his standoff with the UFC, reports have emerged that the featherweight champion is in talks to compete in a boxing match against Floyd Mayweather Jr. While reports have emerged that the bout is false,...

May 7, 2016 8:57 am

Carlos Condit allegedly training for potential Nick Diaz rematch

Back in 2012, Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz fought for the interim UFC welterweight championship at UFC 143. Ultimately, Condit was awarded the unanimous decision win, although many believed that Diaz should have won the fight given the fact that he was the aggressor throughout the entire fight. Since then, there has always been talk...